Table 3

Have you experienced support or obstruction during the disciplinary procedure? (n=26–195)*

A little/a lot of obstruction (%)No support and no obstruction (%)A little/a lot of support (%)
One or more colleagues (n=195)2.18.789.2
My supervisor(s) (n=85)8.224.767.1
A lawyer or other legal representative (n=181)3.93.392.8
A complaints officer (n=65)4.650.844.6
A (professional) confidant (n=26)3.942.353.8
My professional association (n=31)9.767.722.6
  • *For each category of support, respondents could answer N/A. Respondents answering N/A were excluded from the analysis.